10 Health Lies and Myths That Mainstream Nutritionists Spread
Dr. Mercola reviews the top 10 health lies and misconceptions of mainstream nutrition.
Tips for using wellness champions to motivate employees
Wellness champion networks can help customize wellness communication and programs to smaller worksites.
How to prevent the spread of germs
Health Trust TV - Episode 6 - Prevention and Self Care Healthy Choice Demos - How to prevent the spread of germs With host, Elena Blebea Get to know Elena Bl...
Health officials give advice on preventing spread of flu
This year’s flu season has already been deemed an epidemic, and local health officials are stressing the importance for the Ames community to stay
Health Tip: Avoid Spreading the Common Cold
Butter not bad for health…but what you spread it on might be
Butter is not that bad for health but may have earned a bad reputation because it so often spread on unhealthy foods, such as white bread, new research suggests.
The carefully crafted way of how health misinformation spreads
A Google search showed the story soon made its way to dozens of news sites around the world, translated into multiple languages.
Champion helps Camas crack top 10
Camas High School senior Dylan Ingram screams with passion after winning the 4A 220-pound state wrestling championship at the Tacoma Dome Saturday There are not many wrestlers who can lift Dylan Ingram off the ground His father, Jason, a state champion in high school, did after Dylan became the Class 4A 220-pound state champion Saturday. Dylan Ingram tore through the competition at the Tacoma Dome. The…
How Scientist and Health Coach Dr. Rhea Mehta is Spreading the Ripple Effect
When you hear the title “molecular toxicologist,” chances are you don’t think of inspiration and green juice. But Dr. Rhea Mehta, Class of 2014, isn’t your typical scientist. This doctor in molecular
Super Bowl Champion Helps Launch New United Way Club Connect
What do Mile High United Way, an elementary school principal, a Super Bowl Champion and a pirate have in common?
Holiday Breads: A Sweet Way to Give Back and Spread the Health
During the holidays, you may be itching to give back to the community amidst all of the festivities. There’s an easy solution. As you may know, Good …
These 5 Tips Will Help You Become a Championed Arts Advocate
In the arts, it seems as though we always have something on our advocacy schedule. We’re advocating for funding. We’re advocating for support. We’re advocating to be included in education and strategic plans. Sometimes we’re even just advocating to exist. And because of our interconnectedness, we’re seldom just advocating for our own cause. We have to advocate for each other, too. We have to advocate for the field as a whole. And we have to advocate at every level of the system. With…
How Teach Like a Champion Helped a Houston School District
From 2011 to 2012, the Houston Independent School District (HISD) partnered with Doug Lemov and Uncommon Schools to pilot school-wide training of Teach Like a Champion techniques at seven middle schools. In addition to providing a common language between teachers, students, and administrators and giving students a predictable structure with clear expectations, school-wide adoption of TLaC...
Smoke Spreading From California Fires Sparks Health Concerns
Increases in doctor visits or hospital treatment for respiratory infections, bronchitis and pneumonia in otherwise healthy people are often found during and after wildfires.
Smoke spreading from California fires sparks health concerns
Smoke masks. Eye drops. No outdoor exercise. This is how Californians are trying to cope with wildfires choking the state, but experts say an increase in serious health problems may be almost inevitable for vulnerable residents as the disasters become more commonplace. Research suggests children, the elderly and those with existing health problems are most at risk. Short-term exposure to wildfire smoke can worsen existing asthma…
A Guide to Help School Principals Become Champions of Early Learning
Principals can strengthen the pre-K-to-third-Grade pipeline. Rhian Evans Allvin was reminded of this a number of years ago at a conference. Allvin — executive director of the National Association f…
Handshake-free zones: How UCLA Health is targeting the spread of germs
To cut back on the rate of infections, UCLA Health established handshake-free zones at two hospitals—and initial research suggests providers and families support the initiative, Anna Gorman writes for NPR's
American Council on Science and Health
Have you ever wondered why mosquito-transmitted infections were responsible for shutting down the first attempt to build the Panama Canal (rampant yellow fever) or are able to kill hundreds of thousands of children (malaria) each year in Africa, yet no one has ever been infected with HIV from a mosquito bite The answer lies in the nature of the mosquito, but even more so in the nature of HIV. If you were around during the early days of AIDS, especially in the early…
New Book Busts Myths About Menstruation Spread By Public Health Groups
In her new book, researcher Chris Bobel looks at how advocates seeking to help girls manage their menstrual cycles are responsible for promoting ideas that have no proof.
As measles spreads, should African countries issue health travel restrictions for Westerners?
African countries with high immunization rates should start issuing travel alerts or special screening for Americans and Europeans who could bring measles back